Josline is a ‘leading lady’ in sports


FC Goa women’s team goalkeeper and grassroots coach at Forca Goa Foundation, Josline D’Souza was awarded the Phoenix Leading Lady Award 2020 at an award ceremony held recently in Pune. D’Souza received the award at the hands of founder and CEO of DViO digital, Somya Iyer  along with actresses, Manini Mishra and Tisca Chopra. She has got the award for personal excellence in sports category (for her refereeing profession). D’Souza says that she was invited to fill in the nominations for the award and after a thorough judging process she was selected for the award. She recalls: “I got a call from Terragni Consulting, informing me that during their research of the names of empowering women in the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa. They came across my name in Goa and they wanted me to be a part of the nomination process of The Phoenix Leading Lady Award 2020.”